Mark Haddon

chooses The Uffington White Horse

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Books include The Red House and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Its National Theatre stage adaptation won 7 Olivier Awards.

The Uffington White Horse

Mark Haddon chooses The Uffington White Horse, a 110 metre long bronze age chalk figure carved into the hillside near Faringdon in Oxfordshire.

From the Archive

Equine Myths

Folklorist Jennifer Westwood and geographer Ian Mercer on the myths surrounding the Uffington White Horse. 

From Land Lines 5 Mar 2007 on Radio 4.

The Horse

Brett Westwood talks to The National Trust's Dawn Cunningham Clayton about maintaining the Uffington White Horse

From Land Lines, 5 March 2007

Symbolism

Joanna Pinnock talks to archaeologist David Miles about the prehistoric symbolism of the horse.

From The Ancient Ark 21 Sep 2000 on Radio 4

Mark Haddon

Mark Haddon on his best-selling novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and its protagonist, Christopher.

From Front Row 1 May 2012, Radio 4